Symposium “Narrative Structures and Visual Storytelling” at the ITFS

2016 04 27 10:00

The Stuttgart International Festival of Animated Films (ITFS) will be the host of an academic symposium on “Narrative Structures and Visual Storytelling”, organized in collaboration with the Society of Animation Studies, the School of Art, Design and Media at Nanyang Technological University Singapore, the Institute of Media Studies at Eberhard Karls University Tübingen, the AG Animation and the Literaturhaus Stuttgart.

Organizer’s announcement:
“The symposium negotiates the role and use of narrative structure and visual storytelling in literature, illustration, graphic storytelling and animation. International experts will address this fascinating theme in presentations. Topics include the relationship between color and visual storytelling, choices of graphic techniques in adaptations for comics and animation and the socio-cultural context of color in illustration, animation and comics. We will welcome internationally renowned experts from around the globe plus a highly distinguished keynote speaker.”


Prof. Michaela Pavlatova: The stories without the story / From my kitchen (Keynote)
Prof. Michael Schwertel: Digital Storytelling – What we could learn from the past to handle virtual reality (Keynote)
Lea Vidakovic: Animation installation and spatial storytelling
Assoc. Prof. Benjamin Seide: The Influence of Digital Visual Effects on Storytelling Structure (Keynote)
Naima Alam: So Relatable: Comic Medium as a Portrayal of the Social Realities of Bangladesh
Markus Watzl: Writing for modern-day-children – Geschichten aus Märchental

Entry: 15,- Euro at box office/ Free with accreditation or Festivalpass ITFS

Continue to organizer’s page

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